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  • Real Battles Between Antony And Octavian
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    Augustus was one of the best leaders in history. Not only was he the first official emperor of Rome, but he also rescued Rome from civil war. Augustus real name was Gaius Octavius. He lived a life which was quite remarkable. Gaius Octavius was born in Rome on September 23, 63 B.C., taking the same name as his father. The historian Suetonius said, Cassius of Palma sneers at Octavius as the grandson of a baker and a money-changer, writing in one of his letters, Your mothers flour came from a miser...
  • Antony And Augustus
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    AUGUSTUS Augustus was born in Rome on September 23, 63 B.C. He was originally named Gaius Octavian us, but when his great-uncle, Julius Caesar, was murdered, he took his name. Augustus' real father died when his son was only four. Augustus was adopted in Julius Caesar's will and was left to be his heir at the age of eighteen. Caesar was very fond of his grand-nephew and he sent him to the College of Pontifices at the age of sixteen. When Caesar was assassinated, Augustus was in Illyria, where he...
  • Beowulf's Great Battles
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    Augustus and Beowulf are two great champions, idols, gallant, bold, courageous creatures. To sum it up in one word any historian would argue that these two are famed heroes. The word "hero" means a figure in mythology and legend renowned for exceptional courage and fortitude. Many aspects of each one's character makes the claim for them to be great leaders and rulers to be true. Historians regarded Augustus as the creator of the Roman Empire, whereas Beowulf is a type of ideal hero and ideal kin...
  • Beowulf And Augustus
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    Heroic qualities have always been debatable but historians tend to agree that the qualities of a hero are a reflection of the values of the society. Augustus and Beowulf are two individuals revered as heroes during their own time. Both sustained their share of criticism but still managed to come out on top. Augustus was responsible for uniting Rome and creating a society that influenced every single society that followed. Beowulfs success was in keeping the peace for the Geats with the surroundi...
  • Married Nero
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    The Julian Emperors were the emperors of Rome that were related to Julius Caesar, hence the name. There were four of them that ruled from A.D. 14 to A.D. 68. Some of them were related to him vaguely, but legally they were still related to him. The first person in the Julian Empire was Tiberius. He was born in Rome on November 16, 42. When he was four, his mother divorced his father and married the Emperor Augustus. He had Tiberius educated on the art of war, and had him command an expedition to ...
  • Roman Road Systems
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    Within this section of our report I would like to address which emperors had major contributions in the building of Rome's road system, and why these roads were important. Herein we will be looking at the emperors Gaius Octavius (Augustus), Tiberius Claudius Dru sus Nero Germanium (Claudius I), and Marcus Ul pius Trajan us (Trajan), for these emperors seemed to vastly expand the empire which in turn leads to the building of new road systems. Augustus and Trajan seemed to have a direct influence ...
  • Caesar Augustus Caesar Augustus
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    Caesar Augustus Caesar Augustus took reign of the Roman Empire after the death of his uncle Julius Caesar. Julius Caesar's reign was looked down upon by the senate and Augustus took that into account and as a result he did not follow the way of governing his uncle chose. He learned that directly opposing the strong republican tradition in Rome would be very dangerous. So with this in consideration, Augustus transformed the Roman Republic into a different type of government. He learned that throu...
  • Augustus Military Success
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    Octavian Augustus (63 B. C 14 A. D) is known as the first, and one of the greatest Roman emperors of our time. Octavian enables the long, peaceful time of the Pax Romana by changing Rome from its fragile state, to one of the most powerful empires. At this time, Rome is using the method of a republican government, but Augustus comes up with an entirely new method of governing the empire. This relies on the traditional ways of politics, which his great-uncle Caesar ignored. Octavian's government i...

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